Cork Gaines


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PIC: Fernando Rodney is Honey Badger! #Rays

PIC: When you carry a lot of gloves, it's hard to remember all the plays.

PIC: All of a sudden, nothing but smiles in the #Rays dugout.

PIC: For #Rays 9 equals 8...but 8 does not equal 9... #9not8

PIC: And now Verlander hits 99 in the 9th inning. #Tigers #Rays

PIC: Verlander's 87th pitch was 98 mph

PIC: 1 hit in 8 innings. #Ugly

PIC: Another view of Jeremy Hellickson being carted off the field. #Rays

PIC: Here is Jeremy Hellickson being carted off the field. #Rays

PIC: Well, good luck. in the meantime, for your collection.


Stephen Vogt, a rare big leaguer that hits without gloves, has gloves today. #Rays

PIC: What is that kid wearing on his head?

PIC: Was this 1-2 slider to Austin Jackson a strike? PitchF/x says yes. I'm not sure. #Rays

PIC: C'mon Joe. I know it's cold. But you look like an Inuit (you might call them Eskimos).

PIC: Cant say I've ever seen a catcher wear this kind of cap under their mask before.

PIC: Is Wilson is paying the umps to NOT wear a shirt over their chest protector?

PIC: Oh Todd. This is why we love you.

PIC: and in case you doubt the snow in Detroit. Here ya go. #Rays

PIC: Jose Lobaton trying to catch snow in his cup. (h/t )